Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Update: Fatality crash northbound I15 milepost 98

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Idaho State Police
Region 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 09/06/2011 05:45 a.m.
Contact: Trooper Tagg Williams

Update: The region information was corrected to the Region 5 office of the Idaho State Police.

On Monday, September 5, 2011, at approximately 08:54 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle fatality crash on I15 near milepost 98.

Clayton Young, 32 of Blackfoot, was traveling northbound on I15 in a 1993 Buick when for unknown reasons collided into the back of a combine. Clayton Young was pronounced dead at the scene. Clayton was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash; it is not believed to be a factor in the fatality. The driver of the combine, Dallan Carlson, 19, Malta, was not injured in the crash.

The crash is still under investigation by Trooper Williams who was assisted by Sergeant Rausch, Trooper Bake, Trooper Nakashima, Bingham Sheriff and Deputies, and Bingham Ambulance.